#UK Government

  • Article: Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending
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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson Calls for an Overhaul of UK Aid Spending

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    It could move UK aid away from poverty alleviation in favour of the UK's own interests. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?
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    Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    Boris Johnson announced UK aid will support low-carbon alternatives instead. Read more

  • Article: Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 12, 2019

    The government has insisted fracking is "off the table." Read more

  • Article: We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary

    We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2019

    Your 450 personal messages will be invaluable in pressuring the government to step up on this issue. Read more

  • Article: This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them
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    This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Colin Powell joined us in London to hand over your 27,000 petition signatures and personal messages. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Committed to Provide Nearly 1 Million Girls With a Quality Education
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    The UK Just Committed to Provide Nearly 1 Million Girls With a Quality Education

    By Katie Dallas|April 18, 2018

    Providing timely assistance for girls caught in conflict Read more

  • Article: The UK Has ‘Quietly’ Made a Major Change to Its Refugee Policy

    The UK Has ‘Quietly’ Made a Major Change to Its Refugee Policy

    By Yosola Olorunshola|May 3, 2017

    But hardly anyone noticed. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Scrapped Its Promise to Take In Unaccompanied Child Refugees

    The UK Just Scrapped Its Promise to Take In Unaccompanied Child Refugees

    By Yosola Olorunshola|Feb. 8, 2017

    The target was to accept 3,000 unaccompanied minors. Read more